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Sneaks On A Plane

Snakes On A Plane was a 2006 horror movie starring Samuel Jackson.  This story has nothing to do with that.  I just like the pun in the headline.

On Tuesday this week two women took a page out of another movie - Weekend At Bernie's - and tried to sneak a dead guy onto a plane - see, sneaks on a plane - at Liverpool's John Lennon Airport.  The two women had placed the dead man in a wheelchair and put sunglasses on him.  Needless to say airport staff became suspicious when the women said their friend was just sleeping.

I don't have pictures from the incident.  But here's the trailer from Weekend At Bernie's...




The women might have been better off shipping their friend home in one of these.



It would have been cheaper to send him in the cargo hold than coach.

But nevertheless, you have to give them credit for thinking outside of the box!

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The bloggers at Theme Thursday are providing their take on "box" today.  See how they made out.

Comments

Me-Me King said…
I just love both of the movies you have referenced here...so much so, you inspired my post today. Thanks!
Moooooog35 said…
In their defense, if you saw the pictures of the guy WHEN HE WAS ALIVE, you really couldn't tell the difference.
nonamedufus said…
Me-Me: I'm honoured. Thank you. Some days it's hard enough just inspiring myself, let alone others!
nonamedufus said…
Moooooog: Ha, ha, yeah, I think the guy was 92. I don't know how they ever intended to get him through security!
Don said…
Cut his legs off followed by the arms. Saw the torso in half. Discard the head and put him in a styrofoam chest with some dry ice. Mark it from: Omaha Steaks. Easy.
nonamedufus said…
Don: Yeah! Then you'd have "Steaks On A Plane"!
Leeuna said…
Some people will try anything once. Wonder what they were planning to do with the dead guy once they reached their destination. Probably take him on a cruise? Love the title of the post.
nonamedufus said…
Leeuna: Weird to wonder just what they were thinking. I wonder of the airline was upset that they got "stiffed" for the guy's airfare?
PattiKen said…
How funny! I can just picture the scene at the airport. It all sort of reminds me of the movie, Waking Ned Devine.
Dot-Com said…
Ha ha, thinking outside the box rather than putting him in the box. Oh dear!
nonamedufus said…
PattiKen: Oh, yeah, another hilarious movie! I'd forgotten about Waking Ned Devine.
nonamedufus said…
Dot-Com: Exactly!
Baino said…
GAWD. Weekend at Bernies was so lame! Silly women, I guess it's cheaper than the box we'll all end up in one day!
nonamedufus said…
Baino: You know what? They actually made a Weekend At Bernie'a 2. Imagine that! And if you think the first one was lame...
First time I've checked in, great blog, very uplifting =D
nonamedufus said…
OCR: Hey, thanks! Glad you enjoyed it. Be sure and come back.
Dreamhaven said…
A most unusual take for this TT theme. Have a great day.
Julie said…
I liked the interview with them later where they were totally convinced that he must have died whilst they pushed him through the terminal. Adds a whole new meaning to terminal ...
nonamedufus said…
Dreamhaven: We're not known for usual around here!
nonamedufus said…
Julie: A terminal illness...love it!
WHY? Why were these women trying to sneak a dead guy out of the country. Now I have to look it up. More time wasted.
nonamedufus said…
Mike: They didn't want to get stiffed on airfare?

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